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Axial planning demonstrated at the palace of Versailles divides the path into two different halves; arrival from man's urban world through an open courtyard; and departure into infinity defined as a gradual passage involving this sequence of spaces:


a)______


b)______


c)______

a) the still civilized world


b) the "tamed" nature


c) the "natural" nature

Name this style motif
Name this style motif

strapwork

In America, in the Victorian era when these high and prominent roofs became popular, they came to be known as a)_____ in recognition of their supposed originator, b) _____ .

a) mansard


b) Mansart

The east façade of the Louvre as designed by Perrault (below) indicates a turn away from Baroque ostentation to what sort of expression?
The east façade of the Louvre as designed by Perrault (below) indicates a turn away from Baroque ostentation to what sort of expression?
Neoclassism
This contemporary piece by artist Lila Jang is an interpretation of what Regency and Rococo furniture type?
This contemporary piece by artist Lila Jang is an interpretation of what Regency and Rococo furniture type?
canapé

André-Charles Boulle became known for the use of _____, a technique for gilding bronze ornament that was then attached to the corners and edges of furniture.

ormolu

What innovative design feature shown on this plan of  Château d'Ancy-le-Franc was a step forward for the  planning of residential interiors?
What innovative design feature shown on this plan of Château d'Ancy-le-Franc was a step forward for the planning of residential interiors?
The introduction of passages that parallel the rows of rooms, permitting circulation to and from the four corner stairways and around parts of the square without passing through some of the rooms.
At the château of Vaux-le-Vicomte, their collaboration marked the beginning of the "Louis XIV style" combining architecture, interior design and landscape design.   Name  (a) the architect, (b) the landscape architect,  and (c) the painter-decora...

At the château of Vaux-le-Vicomte, their collaboration marked the beginning of the "Louis XIV style" combining architecture, interior design and landscape design. Name (a) the architect, (b) the landscape architect, and (c) the painter-decorator.

a) Le Vau


b) André le Nôtre


c) Charles Le Brun

Based upon his relationship with Francis I, who was thought to have had an influence on the design of Château de Chambord?

Leonardo da Vinci

Name three (3) design features that give the Renaissance château a typically French silhouette.

-high and prominent tiled roof with chimneys


-dormers


-contrasting color masonry

What project shown in plan below, on the Ile St. Louis in Paris, was an early but major work of Louis Le Vau, a key figure in the development of French architecture and decoration?
What project shown in plan below, on the Ile St. Louis in Paris, was an early but major work of Louis Le Vau, a key figure in the development of French architecture and decoration?
Hôtel Lambert
Represented here is the art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures. It is called:
Represented here is the art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures. It is called:
marquetry
The great Baroque innovation was the idea that:
The idea that space does not surround architecture but is created by it.
Architecture of the _____ era moved from Baroque exuberance toward a more restrained classicism, finally deserving the stylistic designation Neoclassical, while rooms within can better be described as Rococo. Régence design became more delicate, light, and florid, with flowing curves.
Louis XV
What is ormolu? What designer is it most commonly attributed to?
A technique for gilding bronze ornament that was then attached to the corners and edges of furniture; Boulle
Is the chair shown at right a fauteuil or a bergère? Give the two (2) major reasons why.
Is the chair shown at right a fauteuil or a bergère? Give the two (2) major reasons why.
Bergère; 1) enclosed and upholstered arms, 2) loose seat cushion
What is represented in the illustration below? During which French period do we find it as a recurring motif in the detailing of interiors and furnishings?
What is represented in the illustration below? During which French period do we find it as a recurring motif in the detailing of interiors and furnishings?
Fasces; The Empire Style
Name two innovations that contributed to the quantity production of damasks, velvets, and wallpapers:
The Jacquard loom; cylinder printing technique
This designer formalized his innovative design ideas for an urbanism and an architecture (prototype residence shown below) intended to improve society, of a Cité idéale charged with symbols and meanings. He is considered a precursor to the utopi...
This designer formalized his innovative design ideas for an urbanism and an architecture (prototype residence shown below) intended to improve society, of a Cité idéale charged with symbols and meanings. He is considered a precursor to the utopians who would follow, and his name is:
Claude-Nicolas Ledoux
From its south German base, the provincial _____ style spread northward, as well as into Austria and Switzerland. Like most styles, it did not have a name while it was being made, but was only given one after it had been and gone.
Biedermeier
Name the three (3) varieties of the French Rococo chaise longue:

1) duchesse brisée


2) Récamier


3) Méridienne